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into a baltimore county school. what's being done to make sure your kids are safe while in the classroom. they thought the rec centers would be closed for good but baltimore city council president proposing an aidea to keep those sent -- an idea to keep the centers open many and total transformation. students at three local schools are going to have brand new libraries to study and hang out in. we will tell you what's so special as the first one is unveiled. thanks for joining us on this wednesday morning. i am megan pringle alongside lynette charles and there's a big celebration going on as the library opens so people will want to know how to dress and lauren cook manning the roads. now is a good time to leave. >> reporter: yes, we have little trouble on the jfx. so i will have more coming up in a bit. >> all right. right now the story is the fog. >> yes. we have the patchy fog and north and west you go. so patchy in nature. being careful. also, take the jacket again this morning. we are chilly. look at clarksville at 51 degrees. once again the temperatures in the low to upper 50s. we s
been made public. >>> a baltimore icon in the hospital this morning. we have the very latest on the health condition of art moe dell this morning. it is thursday, september 6th. thank you for joining us. i'm megan pringle, you can see charlie out live at camden yards. been sleeping all night? >> i did go home and change clothes but i have been out here all night. not really but camden yards is the place to be in baltimore once again. the beginning of the orioles' four game series with the new york yankees. they now trail new york by one game in the american league's eastern division but tonight, it is also about remembering baseball's ironman on this date. 17 years ago, cal ripken became the all time consecutive games leader beating lou gehrig at 213 #. that's the number, consecutive games played a streak that will never be broken in the history of baseball. tonight, the living legend statue will be unveiled honoring cal and that's coming up for you tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. the ceremony around 5:15 just before the start of the game. we're going to have a preview for that for
-- carroll county and some to the south and west of baltimore, moving towards the north and east. heaviest in york, pennsylvania, lancaster, if you are heading towards that area, be careful, there are flood watches and warnings. temperature wise, we are very warm, 73, 75 easton, 74 sykesville. nothing stirring the atmosphere. through 9:00, 79 degrees and 83 by lunchtime. >>> good morning, everybody. let's get to the boards, 795s down towards 695, it meets 70, looking good. green on the screen. few construction delays to report. no speed sensors, indicating everything going good. this is along sinclair lane. near the highway seeing construction this early morning, that should slow you up. towards the tunnels, dealing with issues with road construction. outside for a live shot. this is the approach. looking good, headed towards the 695, looking good. another check of traffic in less than ten minutes. >>> police are searching for a teenager. >> believed to be behind a has mat situation that forced people out of their homes in parkville. linda so is live with the latest and what do police thi
look outside here on the west side of the beltway at baltimore national pike. not too many cars out there just yet and no delays right now traveling from 795 all the way down to route 40. park v here at harford road, inner loop nice and clear down to 95 and the outer loop no problems whatsoever getting up to towson. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan over to you. >>> she's accused of dumping does -- duping the schools rather and promising them assemblies teaching ravens' players and today joseph gill is expected to be in a courtroom for the hearing. back in march he was indicted on one count of theft. schools is tpas -- and ptas say they gave gill thousands of dollars to deliver the ravens' players to deliver the antibullying message but he never delivered. >>> peter morvitt not only a researcher and top medical man, but also he was a lover of music and had wonderful talents. his friends and family came together to remember him with a vigil this is all happening as police continue to search for his killer. abc2 news' sherrie johnson joins us live this morning from t
of rain pushing in around bel air and baltimore. a little closer around towson we are seeing a couple lightning strikes with this as well. all this is beginning to slide off toward the east. it will be crossing the bay. as we zoom in closer, you can see more showers around lake shore and arnold. so as we head intoan arundel county you are getting heavier rein across the area. this will be across the eastern shore in moments. so rock hall getting in on light rain and get in on a heavier batch as we go through time. behind that, we will dry out and we have another chance for showers as we work our way into the afternoon. this morning, temperatures are mild all you need is the umbrella as you head out and about. let's check the apartment bc2 timesaver -- abc2 timesaver traffic. >> reporter: we are dealing with rain. so be extra careful as you head out. no delays on the jfx heading into the city. looking at an 11-minute ride traveling southbound from 695 down to fayette street. everything will remain up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel as well as the harbor tunnel. as we check in
, nothing to get in your way up towards 83. that's a look at your time save traffic. >>> baltimore ravens beat the new england patriots 31-30. if you read torey smith's tweets, this was a man who was in a lot of pain. if you saw him on the field you know he is a warrior. the wide receiver played with everything he had, following the death of his younger brother. linda so has more from smith this morning, what he has to say. >> the support he has received from his teammates and fans has meant so much and told people about his brother's death on twitter, that's his account on sunday morning, since then, his account has been flooded with well wishes from fans. he played the game for his brother, 19 year old kevin jones died before midnight when a motorcycle crushed in to a utility pole in virginia. alcohol was not a factor. smith traveled to virginia to be with his family, he got an hour of sleep before the game and made the decision to play when he got to the stadium. he is glad he did. in the second quarter smith scored a touchdown and after the game he says it was for his younger brother
back to baltimore. >> mr. modell came to baltimore and adapted -- adopted the bandto show his support. he was devoted to the band. >> the band stayed together until the ravens came together in 1996 adopting the band was a nod by modell to the football history. >>> from the owner of one team to another. peter and lows is-- angelos is speaking out saying art modell was the visionariy and pioneer whose impact on the game continues to this day. he and his late wife pat were as committed to philanthropy to professional football in baltimore and beyond. he was a national football league visionary and that's what he is saying. thank you to him. so that statement coming from pert angelos. >> and governor o'malley reacting to the passing of the former baltimore ravens owner saying in part he was respected by his players and beloved by family and fans. he brought the game and spirit of football to baltimore. he said he helped invigorate baltimoreans with pride in their team and set sety. >> they want you to head down to the bank this weekend. >>> nearly 2,000 people across the country infected
will of course keep you posted. >>> 4:33. baltimore family is claiming police brutality after a man died last week following an arrest. officers had anthony anderson senior in custody for allegedly selling drugs. police say he died after swallow the drugs. however, witnesses say he was beaten by officers. a protest is happening this afternoon at 3 at the corner ofmontford and biddle street. family and friends want a independent investigation into anderon's death. >>> another life on chesterfield avenue and police are investigating a murder that happened sunday night in the 3000 block one block away from where the nih researcher was found murdered. he was gunned down last week. the meantime, councilman scott who represents the area says that he has spoken to the incoming police commissioner about increasing police presence and police say so far they have few leads in both murders. >>> some people living in carroll county and in a specific neighborhood are nervous after 50 cars were broken into or vandalized. the sheriff's department says more than 1300 dollars in electronics, jewelry and other
's what a baltimore county father says happened to him when his 6-year-old son justin didn't get off the school bus. terry campbell says he started to driving along all the way to logan elementary school where his kid attend a spokesperson for baltimore county public schools says justin was assigned to the wrong bus but he was never left by himself. campbell says that that's not entirely true. >> as i am on my way up to school he is walking down the street by himself crying. >> the child realized the child was not comfortable after getting off the bus and the bus driver made sure they didn't drive off and kept the child in their sight. >> the transportation department is still trying to reach campbell to talk about what happened. we will keep you posted on this story. >>> montgomery county family must plan a funeral for their young boy who drowned in a pool. a neighbor found the toddler yesterday and performed cpr until help arrive. there was a caretaker and another child at home but it's not clear where they were at the time of the drowning. investigators are trying to determine exa
. you can also see it at abc2news.com. >>> a baltimore man, stephen lancing was the man who broke into a person's home in southwest baltimore in 2010, choked that victim while he was sleeping and demanded cash. he took the victim's car keys and bolted. he was found guilty of robbery, burglary and car theft. >>> one of the busiest transportation hubs in baltimore turned into a more chaotic scene when a runaway bus slammed into a bus shelter. 17 people were hurt when the bus slammed into the shelter. witnessens say the driver was at the back of the bus when it began to roll forward. >>> pakistanis are expected to take to the streets today to protest the anti-islam video. they are also running tv ads denouncing that film. even though the movie was produced in the united states t government wants the country to know it doesn't support the film's message. >>> this morning 700 u.s. soldiers are on their way back home from afghanistan. it's the last troop surge to leave the country. 77,000 troops went to afghanistan in 2009 to stabilize the country and build up afghan security forces. th
traffic. megan, over to you. >>> a family is beginning to say good-bye today to a baltimore man they say died at the hands of police. the viewing is taking place for anthony anderson. he was walking home in east baltimore last week when he ran into several police officers. now, initial police reports say that he died because he was trying to hide drugs by ingesting them. however, now police are admitting that's not true. anderson's family, they want the truth to come out. so coming up in the next half hour, we're going to tell you how this family plans to take action this weekend. >>> anne arundel county woman right now sitting in a jail cell this morning, accused of trying to run over her estranged husband with a pick- up truck. petina moorehead, from shady side has been charged with attempted murder and police say that the two were arguing when moorehead got into her truck and they say she pinned him behind that truck and another car that was parked. her husband whose name is not being released right now has life-threatening injuries. he's in the hospital. >>> the future of the wreck
baltimore city streets. we will hear from fans and their excitement following the second grand prix race. those stories straight ahead on this monday september 3rd. good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. happy labor day. hopefully you are up early and you have the day off. if you do, you want to know how the weather is going to be. >> lynette is standing by with a look at the forecast you did good this weekend. >> i tried. we have a few showers but for the most part the weekend was on the dry side. maryland's most powerful radar and on this labor day we are seeing a few showers work their way into the picture especially around cecil county this morning. elkton you can see along i-95 around port deposit. all this is going to move off towards the north and east but you could see another round going into the morning and the afternoon so scattered showers off and on throughout the day. we will see plenty of cloud around for today as well. right now, the temperatures in middletown 71 degrees. 75 in edgewater and northville coming in at 71. temperatures have been held up bec
70 in howard county and harford county. if you are traveling in east baltimore, something other than rain to deal with, the sink hole, repairs continue. east monument shut down between wolf street and patterson, stick with orleans instead. no delays if you are using the jfx. live look outside, this rainy tuesday morning, 95 here at 43 rs white marsh, everything will be up to speed, 15 minutes all the way to downtown. here is what the beltway looks like at parkville, roads going to be wet. be careful as you head out. no delays from parkville up through towson. >>> chicago teachers strike going on after both sides are headed to a resolution. rob emmanuel is appealing to end the strike. sherrie johnson is live this morning with what is happening in our area. >> reporter: later this afternoon, a group of activists will be here at the corner of coal spring leap and falls road in north baltimore in front of western high school, they want to come together for a picket line and then they will have a news conference afterwards. they want to show support for the chicago teachers that are on st
. we still have an a.l. wildcard race going too so the chances of baltimore making it into the playoffs right now pretty good right now, all things being equal. what's important, baseball now great again here in the city of baltimore. they've been taking care of business on the road now. they've swept games in the past two against the toronto blueyai jays, couple that a weekend series over new york in new york. mark reynolds has been on fire for the past several games. he has had bombs friday night, sunday night, yesterday, you name it. he has been the hot hand for new york -- excuse me, baltimore by contrast. new york they lost that series to baltimore. they've been losing down in tampa and that's why we're waking up this morning with baltimore, some place they haven't been since 1997. they are first place in the a.l. east come september. this is a football town, or so we've been told. we're reminding you right now o's baseball is alive and well. >> obviously in my lifetime i haven't really seen anything like this, so we're looking forward to getting out here. >> things the same that w
that is a look at your "abc 2 news" traffic. >>> a baltimore family is hoping that somebody will have information that will lead them to the person that killed their father, freddie king, known as big fred. he was found shot multiple times in his car in cherry hill on saturday. he just dropped off his son at the barbershop. and they're pleading with someone to help them find the killer of their father. >> he was a good dude man, a good father and brother and friend. >> so they're asking anyone who has information or come in contact with somebody, to call the baltimore police. >>> a tough week for the harford county sheriff's department. they're preparing to say good- bye to another one of their colleagues. we're told that the man started feeling symptoms during the troop they're was killed in a car crash last week. no word on calling hours or funeral arrangements. >>> it could be a tough day for american diplomats in the middle east. demonstrations are expected after friday's weekly prayers. a deadly attack at the u.s. embassy in libya on tuesday. four americans died, including the u.s. ambassado
and they will be on the field tonight when baltimore plays host to the winless cleveland browns. news of the deal began circulating shortly after midnight and most analysts say they weren't at all surprised especially when you see the problems that have been mounting on a weekly basis. you had issued from games running longer, replacement refs popping up on facebook wearing their favorite teams gear. obviously things came to a head monday night with a botched game ending reception interception call involving the sea hawks and the green way packers. seattle won that game but the greenway defender, he intercepted the ball. we seek improvement in every year including officiating. this agreement will make officiating better. the teams players, and fans want both efficiency and quality in the officiating. that from roger goodell. your deal includes improved pay and pension packages for the referees and they can assign them to games in they choose. the nfl zebras are returning to the field tonight, their first assignment the ravens playing host to the browns. >>> 4:3 #,33, this morning, two -- 4:33 this morn
this morning we're going to be talking live with a former "baltimore sun" reporter who's now in chi rhee. her name is -- cairo. her name is nancy and she's been following the crisis in libya very closely and going to give us inside perspective about the consulate as well as the attack on the embassy. >>> remember that it quickly became a household word that made us cringe. now the company is making up and filing their defamation lawsuit. beef products inc.. they are filing the suit today in the wake of the publicity storm over the meat product. grocery stores pulled the meat with the filler off the shelves and some schools stopped serving it. beef products say the bad publicity forced them to close plants and let hundreds of workers go. >>> we're back on track for the worst ever season when it comes to west nile virus in decades. the second person has died because of west nile virus here in our state. and right now, maryland health officials are stepping up their efforts to stop the spread of it because mosquitoes carry it. this morning abc2 news linda so is live in millford mills this mornin
, an nih researcher killed near his northeast baltimore home. abc 2 news' linda stow is live this morning at police headquarters. linda, what do police know right now? >>reporter: they think he was a victim of a robbery attempt. police don't have much to go on right now. they don't have a lead or suspects. drft peter marv il was found by himonday night, shot multiple times. police say he had just parked his car and was going home to see his family when it happened. police were back out at the scene on chesterfield avenue near hering run park yesterday, stopping suspicious cars and passing out crime stoppers flyers. marvet was an accomplished medical professional. he did his post-doctorate work at the university of maryland school of medicine and was a clinical researcher at nih. >> an individual who has given quite a lot to society and we're investigating this death just like any other. this is a heinous crime and it's atypical for the community that it happened. >>reporter: now, there is a dlshz 2000 reward being offered in the case. if you have any information that could help, call me
. baltimore townty sheriff's department put on the event so police, firefighters and community members could come together. rides, antique fire engine demonstrations, dalmations and food. many who turned out came to enjoy a great day. >>> tens of thousands of teachers and support staff in chicago are going on strike. the union president says it was not able to agree on a contract with schools. school officials say that pay is the matter here. chicago school board president says it was offering a fair deal. >> negotiations have been intense, productive, however, we have failed to reach an agreement that will prevent a labor strike. >> i would point out that this financial package over the next four years will cost the system somewhere in the vicinity of $400 million over four years. i would point out that the average teacher will get another 16% raise over that four year period. this is not a small commitment we are making at a time when our fiscal situation is really challenged. >> chicago is the third largest school system. >>> let's talk about what is going on now. it is cool outside. some
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